Awarded Brazilian Architects in the Coldest Place in the World

Awarded Brazilian Architects in the Coldest Place in the World

AU MAGAZINE – Architecture and Urbanism – PINI


News from the World of architecture

Edition 274-January/2017


Three Brazilians won the Annual International Contest of architectural ideas for Siberia, an award that recognizes the best architectural ideas of one of the world’s most icy regions in the Ice City Category: The architect Gabriela Virginia of Magalhães His father, the newly formed architect André Luiz de Magalhães (who accumulates 35 years of experience as an engineer); And the student of architecture and Urbanism Júlia Lobo, from PUC-Minas, in Poços de Caldas. The group’s challenge was to create a city of itinerant ice: installed in the center of the island, it should have the possibility of being removed during the summer.

Using as reference the deconstructivism of Jacques Derrida and the rhizome of Deleuze and Guattari, of the French philosophers Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, in addition to the work Guernica, by Pablo Picasso, the award winning team conceived the project Polar Chaos 1 to be part From the freezing natural landscape of the island-Tatyshev Park, located in Krasnoyarsk, one of the main cities of Siberia, Russia. “The importance of this victory is very great because it was our first architectural project “, celebrates André Luiz de Magalhães.
Judged in October in Siberia, the competition was attended by several organizations. Among them, the Accademia vesuviana di tradizione ethnostoriche in Naples, Italy, where the award was held.